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Entertainment Software Association Foundation awards grant to FAS for immune attack

WASHINGTON DC The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) will reach new levels with Immune Attack TM the first biologically accurate immunology video game through a generous grant awarded by the ESA Foundation (ESAF). This bold and fun game is available for download at http://fas.org/immuneatt...

Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...009 was $1.6 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, which included $0.4 million of stock-based compensation charges in accordance with the provisions of fas 123(R). This compared to a GAAP net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. GAAP net loss for the six months...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...009 was $2.1 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, which included $0.4 million of stock-based compensation charges in accordance with the provisions of fas 123(R). This compared to a GAAP net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. The non-GAAP net loss for ...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...009 was $2.1 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, which included $0.4 million of stock-based compensation charges in accordance with the provisions of fas 123(R). This compared to a GAAP net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. The non-GAAP net loss for ...

Frogs reveal clues about the effects of alcohol during development

...new study, published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), dmm.biologists.org , provides evidence that the characteristics associated with FASD and fas come from competition of alcohol for key molecules in a pathway that produce retinoic acid from vitamin A. Retinoic acid is needed for correct positi...

Aware, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 Financial Results

...008 was $5.0 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, which included $0.4 million of stock-based compensation charges in accordance with the provisions of fas 123(R). This compared to GAAP net income of $0.2 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. GAAP net income for the year end...

The Burnham Buzz, February 2009

...x that controls apoptosis (programmed cell death). fas and fas associated death domain protein (FADD) make up the...nd found that protein-protein interactions between fas and FADD mechanistically control DISC formation. T...

Burnham researchers discover 'on switch' for cell death signaling mechanism

...ighlights how protein-protein interactions between fas receptor and Fas-associated death domain protein (...rangement of four FADD death domains bound to four fas death domains. The structure showed that fas undergoes a conformational change, creating an ope...

FAS honors Mark D. Levine with 2008 Public Service Award

... National Laboratory, as the recipient of the 2008 fas Public Service Award for "his extraordinary contri...e California Energy Commission and Chairman of the fas Board of Directors. "It's a vicious circle that Ma...oll in analyzing energy efficiency issues. The fas Public Service Award is presented annually to an o...

NYU receives $490k NSF grant to promote women in the sciences

...t all levels. These include mentoring and providing greater access to and opportunities for networking and visibility. To supplement the NSF award, fas will create a family support initiative, which will provide resources to science faculty with family-care concerns, allowing them to conduct fieldwork...

Various species' genes evolve to minimize protein production errors

...hat the main force of natural selection on protein-coding genes is the need to maintain a working protein," says Drummond, a Bauer Fellow in Harvard's fas Center for Systems Biology. "Our work suggests that another force may be equally important: the need to avoid misfolded proteins resulting from errors...

Hepatitis C virus may need enzyme's help to cause liver disease

...earch suggests that testing for elevated levels of fas could help determine which patients with hepatitis...e virus. Of the 175 proteins they identified, only fas was highly elevated in cell cultures. Furthermore,...ecrease in the level of the virus, indicating that fas is directly linked to the virus's expression. ...

Evolution of fruit size in tomato

... by 50%. The data indicate that, of the two loci, fas has the larger effect. Tanksley and his colleagues used positional cloning to isolate the fas locus. Sequencing suggested that the fas gene encodes a protein (YABBY-like transcription f...

Fixing the education digital disconnect one video game at a time

...r of the Learning Technologies Program at FAS. fas is researching and developing ways to produce comp...idelines based on that research, said Henry Kelly, fas President. fas will use Immune Attack with teachers and students ...

Study suggests new way to screen infants for fetal alcohol syndrome

...havior. Studies have shown that early intervention is a key element in minimizing the negative effects of FAS. Unfortunately, the early diagnosis of fas is not always possible, especially if certain physical characteristics are not present. However, a study scheduled for publication in The Journal of ...

Aware, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and 2007 Financial Results

...007 was $0.2 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, which included $0.3 million of stock-based compensation charges in accordance with the provisions of fas 123(R). This compared to GAAP net income of $0.9 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. GAAP net income for the year end...

JCI table of contents: Aug. 9, 2007

...ty School of Medicine, St. Louis, show that mice lacking a protein known as fas in beta-islet cells in the pancreas and in the region of the brain known as... PPAR-alpha agonist into the hypothalamus increased the amount mice lacking fas specifically in the beta-islet cells and in the hypothalamus ate but did no...

Insulin pulses keep the liver lean

...d CEACAM1. In mice lacking CEACAM1, insulin lost its ability to limit liver fas activity. Obese mice and those with too much insulin also failed to exhibit a reduction in liver fas activity following insulin delivery, suggesting that insulin's effects depe...

Disabling gene defuses rheumatoid arthritis in mice

... testing them in the mice as potential anti-arthritis drugs. ### Jonsson H, Allen P, Peng SL. "Inflammatory arthritis requires Foxo3a to prevent fas ligand-induced neutrophil apoptosis." Nature Medicine, June 2005. ...
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